Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon, shock many Liberians almost a year ago, when he won the senatorial bi-election in the backyard of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).
Montserrado County was considered the stronghold of the CDC before Dillon gave them a bloody nose. The ruling party has still not fully recovered from this devastating political defeat.
But they have a chance to fight back-fight back on December 8, when the country goes to the polls in mid-term senatorial elections. 30 seats are out for grasp and CDC is relishing its reinvigorated partisans, indicating that it will leave no stone unturned to take back Montserrado and as well win other counties’ seats.
So, primaries to select the CDC mid-term candidates have been concluded. But most importantly, all eyes are on Montserrado, where Montserrado County District Number 5 Representative Thomas Fallah was elected to face Senator Darius Dillon.
This is what many political pundits in Liberia called the ‘battle of the giants’-Dillon versus Fallah.
CDC insists Dillon of the Liberty Party, who is being supported by the collaborating political parties, is going to be defeated. But he remains defiance, pointing out that he still has the killer blow to do a second damage to the ruling party.